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  • Piedmont's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:34 AM
    The Lyman 358156 has been my most accurate in .357s too. I generally use 13.5 grains of 2400 in .357 brass. I suspect excellent accuracy is easier to come by with gas checked bullets and also that the not-overly-large meplat makes for better...
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-24-2019, 01:44 PM
    I use a form and trim die. It's a piece of cake.
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    05-23-2019, 10:50 AM
    the 311284 was literally designed for the Krag. Either a 311284 or 311290 from a krag will kill any ungulate in range. My Krag loads and my 06 loads are exactly the same in terms of performance, a water dropped 311290 sized .311 moving over an...
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-23-2019, 10:31 AM
    My son's Eagle Board of review is this afternoon. My bother is an Eagle Scout. My other brother is an Eagle scout. My other brother's 2 sons are Eagle Scouts. I am an Eagle Scout. I'm afraid this will likely be the last generation of Eagle...
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    05-22-2019, 12:17 PM
    I don't want any poisons anywhere near me or my food. NOTHING gets put on my garden. If the bugs eat some plants that is my tough luck. If there are "weeds" they get pulled, not poisoned.
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 04:32 PM
    fatnhappy replied to a thread A fine day at work... in Our Town
    My Uncle Jack served in the 8th Air Force until 1943, at which point he was discharged to attend the USMA. He was a particularly lucky man. I love those old war horses.
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 11:08 PM
    RP started a thread Targets in Rimfire Area
    I seen several targets from crackers to golfballs bottle caps and shotgun hulls but this is my latest target and they seem to be working well so far. Mini marsh mellows on tooth picks. I used the color mix greens pink white and after I am done...
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 10:52 PM
    you can borrow mine again if you like. Actually, lets talk. I could use some .303 on the nose for my mini 30.
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 07:44 PM
    Those from my mould or did you have one HP Ed?
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 12:39 AM
    RP replied to a thread Dillon SDB ???? in Reloading Equipment
    If it has the old primer system on it with the plastic guides Dillon with replace it with the upgrade btw.
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 12:23 AM
    I know its a pain in the butt and very upsetting but I let the insurance company replace bushes and trees before I look out my front door and see someone crying beside the road over a lost love one or asking me if its ok to leave flowers or a cross...
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 12:03 AM
    I see you have lots of input on your bench I toss this out there for you, I have several presses more then I need way more presses then I can mount on my 14 foot bench. So I put hangers in my ceiling to store them when not in use and bolted a piece...
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-17-2019, 11:56 AM
    Last time I checked, this is still America and a man can dispose of his property in any lawful manner his chooses.
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  • Murphy's Avatar
    05-16-2019, 10:49 AM
    Felix was a fine gentleman, and one of the first I spent much time chatting with when I first joined this sight 1/1/2006. We exchanged phone numbers and had several nice talks via the phone. Of course, it was my seeking his advice on lube, alloys,...
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-15-2019, 12:45 PM
    everything in this story is about the good parts of life. From friends helping friends, to family feeding themselves. This is the good stuff. I have a pre-war .32 special winchester. She's too beautiful to risk harm, I inherited her from my...
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-12-2019, 08:41 PM
    Started sizing and cleaning some 9mm opened up my ammo box I had some stored in to find out I must have not gotten all the water out aggg. Not much just enough to make a few casing no so pretty. So they went back into the tumbler while they were...
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  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    05-06-2019, 01:59 PM
    they aren't wearing kevlar. My go to boolit is the 311290 which is a 210 grain round nose. I used to putz around with hollow pointing it, no more. If it were me, I'd push your 200 grain lee to around 1900-2000 fps with ACWW.
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-04-2019, 02:28 PM
    I been thinking about this as well I have a large arbor press and can use a reg press at my friends shop. Getting the punch back out of the die has been a concern. I have not tried anything but my thoughts have been a spring to push it back out but...
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-04-2019, 02:06 PM
    243 I think would be a great round for NC deer and yotes I went with the 6.5 grendel one for the bullet weight and the speed the other is bulk ammo to play with I can not help it I am cheap.
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-04-2019, 01:43 PM
    I had one in 45/70 with the holster from BFR its a job to carry around in the woods but walking to a stand and sitting it was not bad. I loaded 405 cast over 25 grs of 2400 for my plinking loads. Mine did not like cast as much as jacketed I ended up...
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    05-04-2019, 01:48 AM
    Or I just learned something new white vinegar lol just about a min ago. That is what is so great about this site sad so many do post because of a few.
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-04-2019, 01:44 AM
    If its minor I try to PC them and see how a few turn out. The acetone is for removing oil for the most part. Its just me if they did not coat and I really did not want to use them lubed I would toss them back in the pot and move on without spending...
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-04-2019, 01:22 AM
    RP replied to a thread Craftsman is back! in Our Town
    I picked up some water hoses was told all I had to do was cut the ends off walk into the store and tell them how long it was they did not want the hose leaking water in the store, Seemed kind of odd you could buy a short hose cut the ends off and...
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  • RP's Avatar
    05-02-2019, 09:02 PM
    picture tread thanks
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check